Family Quotes

Mitch albom, the five people you meet in heaven - strangers are just family you have yet to come to...
Having a thirteen - Year - Old in the family is like having a general - Admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen - Agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.
Max Lerne

Anthony brandt - the most powerful ties are the ones to the people...
Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
Jessamyn West
Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers. as Nicholas Earpp in Wyatt Earp, 1994.
Gene Hackman
The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors.
Mary Catherine Bateson

Let... others call me a hypocrite because I fired a gun in a moment of personal peril. I shall still be for strict gun control. But as long as authorities leave this society awash in drugs and guns, I will protect my family.
Carl T. Rowan, Jr.
The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.
Donald G. Smith
Ralph waldo emerson - it is commonly observed that a sudden wealth,...
The car trip can draw the family together, as it was in the days before television when parents and children actually talked to each other.
Andrew H. Malcolm
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
George Bernard Shaw
Love is this divine ingredient. It alone describes what can be our perfect relationship to our Heavenly Father and our family and neighbors, and the means by which we accomplish His work.
David B. Haight
All writers - All people - Have their stores of private and family legends which lie like a collection of half - Forgotten, often violent toys on the floor of memory.
Sir V Pritchett
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
Erma Bombeck
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Thomas Jefferson
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - Putting together all their yesterdays - And averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - It is worse than a large family - He is the silent poor indeed.
Henry David Thoreau
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything.
Willa Cathe
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.
Joachim du Bellay
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
William James Durant
There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld
That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities - That sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one - Dimensional.
Laurie E. Colwin
The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach
Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.
J. S. Bryan
A healthy family is sacred territory.
Unknown
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ? Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20
A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
Eric Pio
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family!
Joachim Du Bellay, Sonnet de Regrets
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
Henri - Frederic Amiel
A family is a family not because of gender but because of values, like commitment, trust and love.
Gray Davis
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
Mother Teresa, in her Nobel lecture
Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.
Ruth Nanda Anshen
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued.
Helen Kelle
Having a place to go - Is a home. Having someone to love - Is a family. Having both - Is a blessing.
Donna Hedges
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close - Knit family in another city.
George Burns
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
Jane Howard, "Families".
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Bertrand Russell
All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy